Hymettus Hiking & Caving

Activity ID : 688
4 hours
Jan - Dec
Minimum participation limit 10 years
English, Greek

Activity Description

Ymittos is a mountain in Attica. It is located on the east side of the Athens Basin. It rises between the Athenian basin and the Mediterranean with a north-to-south direction from the passage of Agios Ioannis the Hunter, ending over Voula and Vari.

It has large areas of greenery, with its highest peak reaching 1026 m. Geologically, Hymettus belongs to the Atticocycladic zone. Its rocks contain limestone, slate and large masses of marble and marble slabs.

Remarkable natural monuments of Ymittos are the many caves formed on its slopes. One of them is the Bat Cave which we will visit and include horizontal and easy caves. Great for our little friends who will live a unique exploration experience!


  • The route is approximately 6km roundabout.
  • The footwear should be of a boot type or athletic type.
  • Comfortable clothes and anyone who wants a small backpack to put on some essentials like water, snacks and maybe some extra t-shirts.
  • And definitely a hand or head lens!
  • Also suitable for ages 8 and over


• Accompaniment by certified and experienced cavers and mountain leaders
• Providing the necessary equipment for the cave (helmet, flashlight)
• Group pharmacy
• Personal accident insurance
• Water, snacks
• VAT 24%

Not included

• Transfer from Athens and back

Do nοt forget

• Contact with the business prior to the activity
• Closed type of hiking shoes or sport shoes and warm relaxed clothes
Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy


  • Cancellation 7 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date. You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price.
  • Cancellation between 3 and 7 days prior to the agreed activity starting date. You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement.
  • Cancellation 3 days or later are what we call last-minute cancellations. No reimbursements will be effected.


* If the activity is canceled by the activity provider (due to weather, non-completion of minimum entries, force majeure, etc.), the price of your activity, is refunded in full.


  • Many activities are based on the weather, so it is recommended that you contact the company before the activity.
  • It is a good idea to be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • After your reservation it is enough to give your details to the cooperating company so that you can carry out your activity. However, it is recommended that you have the booking confirmed in digital or printed form.
  • Read the benefits of the activity carefully to avoid possible extra charges from additional optional services.
  • Read the cancellation policy carefully before booking.



Meeting Point

Region: Papagou-Cholargos

Notes: Meeting point https://goo.gl/maps/rkAUHikt9Z7e3X4P6

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See also

Explore caves near Athens (Lion's Cave)
2 hours
from 35.00 € / person
Pink Full Moon Hiking in Ymittos on Apr. 6
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from 10.00 € / person
Ymittos Mountain Hike
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from 30.00 € / person
Discover Mt. Hymettus of Athens
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from 30.00 € / person
Ymittos mountain bike tour
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from 75.00 € / person
Explore Mount Ymittos Hike tour, Athens
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